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  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has recently appointed Boskalis Westminster to carry out major dredging work in the approach channel to the Port of Southampton. Work on the £30m contract is due to get underway shortly, with the new facilities at Southampton’s container terminal due to open in the first quarter of 2014. The dredging works […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) has just announced an update on the dredging operations carried out in the Tap Shek Kok area. With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 10 months, dredging works will be carried out within the Castle Peak Power Station Jetty area in Tap Shek Kok, the release said. The dredging project will […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 4 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the Eastern Fairway, Marine Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) informs. These works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, four hopper barges, three tug boats and one survey […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations off Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, scheduled to last 10 months, have officially started, according to mardep.gov.hk. The works will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, four hopper barges, one derrick lighter, three tug boats and one survey boat. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 10 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the Castle Peak Power Station Jetty, Tap Shek Kok area. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), these operations will be carried out by one grab dredger with two split hopper barges and two tugs providing assistance. The number […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) plans to purchase a $36 million dredging vessel, according to Minivan News. MTCC CEO Ibrahim Abdul Razzaq stated that this piece of equipment will be a hopper suction dredger, which will be capable of reclaiming one hectare of new land in just two days. “This is an investment to […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) has just released the latest update on the Kwai Tsing – Container Terminal 6 Dredging Project, saying that the work will continue for a period of approximately 2 months. According to MARDEP, the operations will be carried out by a grab dredger with three tugboats and three split hopper […]

  • 9 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 3-9, 2016).   Peterhead Contract for Boskalis and McLaughlin & Harvey JV A joint venture partnership between Boskalis Westminster N.V. and McLaughlin & Harvey has won a contract for the £30 million inner Peterhead harbor redevelopment project – Peterhead […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 1 month, dredging operations will be carried out within the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 6 and 7 area. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), the works will be carried out by a grab dredger. Two tugboats, four hopper barges and one guard boat will assist during the […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) has just released the latest update on the dredging operations at Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 1, 2 and 5, saying that the works will continue for a period of approximately 2 months. The dredging operations will be carried out by a grab dredger and two tug boats, three hopper […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa. The project represents another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE), the Netherlands based Royal IHC and its world-renowned Training Institute. The high-tech simulator – based at the MSoE’s […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    One of the latest additions to the FSUE Rosmorport fleet – the self-propelled hopper barge of project HB 900 named Rabochaya has been handed over to the company’s Azovo-Chernomorsky Basin Branch (ACBB). According to the company, the hopper barge was used earlier by the North-Western Basin Branch. The Rabochaya – built by Onezhsky Shipbuilding and […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released the latest update on the dredging operations in the vicinity of Sultan Shoal Lighthouse, located on the island of Selat Jurong, in the Western Anchorage of Singapore.  According to MPA’s notice, the dredging works in this area are set to continue until November 6, 2019. […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in its latest announcement that the dredging works off West Jurong Channel and Pesek Basin are set to continue until May 30, 2019. According to MPA’s notice, these operations will be carried out by a fleet of dredging vessels, held in position by 3 spuds system. There will be […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredger “McFarland” recently cruised down the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia. The ‘Mac’ is one of four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredges. It conducts emergency and national defense dredging as well as planned projects in the Delaware River and Bay. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 30, 2014

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging work in the vicinity of ST Marine Yard, Benoi Basin, is about to begin, according to the Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore. Starting from December 23rd to April 30th 2016, the dredging will be carried out in the Benoi Basin. The dredging work will be carried out by grab dredgers held in position by anchor spuds. […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport plans to test an unmanned hopper barge in 2019, Vasily Strugov, Deputy General Director of Rosmorport, said at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress, organized by IAA PortNews. According to Strugov, the Rabochaya barge – with a hopper of 900m³ – is under construction at Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Onega Shipyard). The […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After several years as designer within the dredging industry, where they have created both pure split hopper barges, trailer suction dredgers with bottom doors as well as split type, FKAB Marin Design has recently improved the split barges design both in building price as well as operation wise. “The idea is to separate the engine […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just announced the latest update on the dredging operations conducted in the vicinity of Sultan Shoal Lighthouse, located at the island of Selat Jurong, the Western Anchorage of Singapore.  According to MPA’s notice, the dredging works in this area are set to continue until February 29, […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next phase of the Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter dredging work is scheduled to begin on December 1, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) informs. The dredging operations, set to last for approximately 12 months, will be carried out by a grab dredger, hopper barge, tug boat and one guard boat. The number of vessels engaged in […]

  • 29 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 23-29, 2020).   Hopper Dredge Ellis Island Arrives in Carteret County As scheduled one the largest hopper dredges in the United States, the Ellis Island has arrived in Carteret County and is now pumping sand on to the Pine […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A maintenance dredging program of the Chichester Marina approach channel has been set for this week, according to the Premier Marinas notice. Dredging, to be undertaken by the 22m backhoe dredger Witton II, is expected to continue for three weeks, subject to weather. The dredged material will be disposed of at the Nab Tower Spoil Grounds. The dredger will […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Construction of the “Junyang 1”, a super suction dredger ordered by CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd., has recently been initiated in the Netherlands. With a total length of 167.5 meters, a hopper load capacity of 21,000 cubic meters and a maximum dredging depth of 90 meters, the vessel will have advantages such as advanced technology, […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A piece of mid 19th century French pottery from Bordeaux has been found during the archaeological supervision carried out as part of the dredging work at the Port of Mahon. The dredger Antignano arrived at the Port of Mahon recently and joined the dredging work currently underway in the Mahon waters. The addition of this […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair Brest has won the contract for the scheduled technical repair and maintenance services to the dredger “Daniel Laval”. These works will include technical services and the replacement of: – 2 nozzles; – 1 hopper and sliding tray; – 2 crankshafts. The works were scheduled to have started in December 2012. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations have began at Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 1, 2, 5 and 9 and will be performed over the next six months, reported Marine Department of the HKSAR. The works will be carried out by a grab dredger, two tug boats, four hopper barges and one motor survey boat. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time […]